Fantasy football players in the news

by KFFL Staff on April 20, 2011 @ 10:36:55 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Ricky Stanzi | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Cleveland Browns are meeting with University of Iowa QB Ricky Stanzi Wednesday, April 20, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

QB | Ryan Mallett | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
University of Arkansas QB Ryan Mallett had a dinner meeting with the Carolina Panthers earlier this month but cancelled his meeting with the team at their stadium saying that he could not attend because he was sick, sources told Brad Biggs, of NationalFootballPost.com. Mallett was seen out on the town late after his dinner meeting with the Panthers, sources said.

QB | Andy Dalton | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Texas Christian QB Andy Dalton is considered to be a good fit for the San Francisco 49ers' new offense under head coach Jim Harbaugh, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.

QB | Christian Ponder | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Florida State QB Christian Ponder is considered to be a good fit for the San Francisco 49ers' new offense under head coach Jim Harbaugh, reports Matt Maiocco, of CSNBayArea.com.

QB | Colin Kaepernick | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Updating a previous report, University of Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick has decided to decline the invitation to attend the 2011 NFL Draft, his agent told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

QB | Kevin Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles | Fantasy
Philadelphia Eagles QB Kevin Kolb is working out four times a week while he waits for a new collective bargaining agreement to be reached so he can look for another team to play for, according to NFL.com. The Eagles are expected to trade Kolb this year for a first-round draft pick.

QB | Donovan McNabb | Washington Redskins | Fantasy
The Minnesota Vikings are interested in acquiring Washington Redskins QB Donovan McNabb, who is likely to be released by the Redskins this year, according to NFL.com. However, the Vikings will not be able to acquire him until a new collective bargaining agreement is reached. It is believed that McNabb would be willing to give the $3.5 million signing bonus back to the Redskins in exchange for his release.


Running Back

RB | Stevan Ridley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions are meeting with Louisiana State RB Stevan Ridley and Virginia Union OL David Mims Wednesday, April 20, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

RB | Allen Bradford | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions met with Southern California RB Allen Bradford Tuesday, April 19, reports Tim Twentyman, of The Detroit News.

RB | DeAngelo Williams | Carolina Panthers | Free Agents
Several players that were scheduled to become free agents at the end of the season were not allowed to sign contract extension with their team because any player whose salary escalated at a higher rate that 30 percent from 2009 to 2010 was precluded from signing an extension, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Oakland Raiders SS Michael Huff, Baltimore Ravens DL Haloti Ngata, Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph, Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams, Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway and Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali were among the players affected by the rule.

RB | Taiwan Jones | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers are scheduled to meet with Eastern Washington RB Taiwan Jones before the 2011 NFL Draft, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

RB | Mark Ingram | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury
Alabama RB Mark Ingram (knee) said his surgically repaired left knee is 100 percent healthy heading into the NFL Draft next week, according to The Associated Press. "I don't know where the reports have come from," Ingram said. "I guess somebody wants me to fall down the board. But my knee is 100 percent. It's strong, it's healthy. All the teams have positive reports on my knee and Dr. (James) Andrews has given positive reports on my knee as well. My knee's 100 percent. It's in great shape. All those reports are false information." Ingram also fired his agent, Rocky Arceneaux, and hired Joel Segal.


Wide Receiver

WR | Jon Baldwin | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions are meeting with University of Pittsburgh WR Jon Baldwin Wednesday, April 20, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

WR | Vincent Brown | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with San Diego State WR Vincent Brown, South Carolina TE Weslye Saunders and Virginia Tech S Davon Morgan Wednesday, April 20, according to Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

WR | Jerrel Jernigan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The San Diego Chargers could be interested in Troy WR Jerrel Jernigan because of his toughness and his ability to be a receiver as well as a returner, reports Kevin Acee, of The San Diego Union-Tribune.

WR | LaQuan Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
Baltimore Ravens met with University of Maryland WR LaQuan Williams Tuesday, April 19, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Tight End

TE | Weslye Saunders | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with San Diego State WR Vincent Brown, South Carolina TE Weslye Saunders and Virginia Tech S Davon Morgan Wednesday, April 20, according to Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.


Offensive Tackle

OT | David Mims | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions are meeting with Louisiana State RB Stevan Ridley and Virginia Union OL David Mims Wednesday, April 20, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Defensive Line

DL | Haloti Ngata | Baltimore Ravens | Free Agents
Several players that were scheduled to become free agents at the end of the season were not allowed to sign contract extension with their team because any player whose salary escalated at a higher rate that 30 percent from 2009 to 2010 was precluded from signing an extension, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Oakland Raiders SS Michael Huff, Baltimore Ravens DL Haloti Ngata, Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph, Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams, Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway and Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali were among the players affected by the rule.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Nick Fairley | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Detroit Lions are meeting with Auburn DL Nick Fairley Wednesday, April 20, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

DT | Kenrick Ellis | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Arizona Cardinals met with Hampton DL Kenrick Ellis Tuesday, April 19, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Linebacker

LB | Akeem Dent | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Kansas City Chiefs are meeting with University of Georgia LB Akeem Dent Wednesday, April 20, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.

LB | Chad Greenway | Minnesota Vikings | Free Agents
Several players that were scheduled to become free agents at the end of the season were not allowed to sign contract extension with their team because any player whose salary escalated at a higher rate that 30 percent from 2009 to 2010 was precluded from signing an extension, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Oakland Raiders SS Michael Huff, Baltimore Ravens DL Haloti Ngata, Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph, Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams, Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway and Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali were among the players affected by the rule.

LB | Tamba Hali | Kansas City Chiefs | Free Agents
Several players that were scheduled to become free agents at the end of the season were not allowed to sign contract extension with their team because any player whose salary escalated at a higher rate that 30 percent from 2009 to 2010 was precluded from signing an extension, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Oakland Raiders SS Michael Huff, Baltimore Ravens DL Haloti Ngata, Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph, Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams, Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway and Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali were among the players affected by the rule.


Defensive Back

DB | Shareece Wright | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Carolina Panthers have met with Southern California CB Shareece Wright, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com.


Cornerback

CB | Patrick Peterson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Arizona Cardinals could consider taking Louisiana State CB Patrick Peterson with their first-round draft choice if Texas A&M LB Von Miller is not available, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic.

CB | Aaron Williams | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with University of Texas CB Aaron Williams Wednesday, April 20, according to Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

CB | Johnathan Joseph | Cincinnati Bengals | Free Agents
Several players that were scheduled to become free agents at the end of the season were not allowed to sign contract extension with their team because any player whose salary escalated at a higher rate that 30 percent from 2009 to 2010 was precluded from signing an extension, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Oakland Raiders SS Michael Huff, Baltimore Ravens DL Haloti Ngata, Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph, Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams, Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway and Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali were among the players affected by the rule.


Strong Safety

SS | Davon Morgan | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft
The Pittsburgh Steelers are meeting with San Diego State WR Vincent Brown, South Carolina TE Weslye Saunders and Virginia Tech S Davon Morgan Wednesday, April 20, according to Ed Bouchette, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.


Free Safety

FS | Michael Huff | Oakland Raiders | Free Agents
Several players that were scheduled to become free agents at the end of the season were not allowed to sign contract extension with their team because any player whose salary escalated at a higher rate that 30 percent from 2009 to 2010 was precluded from signing an extension, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Oakland Raiders SS Michael Huff, Baltimore Ravens DL Haloti Ngata, Cincinnati Bengals CB Johnathan Joseph, Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams, Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway and Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali were among the players affected by the rule.

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